Auð-sveipr

Old Norse Dictionary - auð-sveipr

Meaning of Old Norse word "auð-sveipr" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

auð-sveipr
(and now also auðsveipinn, whence auðsveipni, f.), adj. pliable, yielding, now esp. used of good, obedient children, Bs.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᚦ-ᛋᚢᛁᛁᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
esp.
especially.
f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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